Property Fraud – 5 Signs You Might Be In Trouble

Property Fraud – 5 Signs You Might Be In Trouble

Investing in property can be an expensive business and where there is money there are also sharks. Today we look at 5 indicators of possible property fraud in the industry and at how you can protect yourself from unscrupulous companies and individuals when negotiating your deals.

Negotiating house price

Negotiating House Price | How To Get 10k Off The Asking Price

When you’re investing in property, negotiating house price is an essential skill. But, this is a skill that is useful, not just for property professionals, but for homeowners and first-time buyers as well. Today, we look at negotiating on the asking price and at how to deal with estate agents when buying a house.

A Landlords’ Guide To Finding The Right Tenants

Finding the right tenants is a crucial element to making your property investment profitable over the long term. It isn’t just a case of making sure that your property has people living in it, but making sure that those people are of a tenant profile that fits your overall investment strategy.

Property abbreviations and property acronyms

Property Investment Terminology | Abbreviations and Acronyms

Property, like any industry, comes with its own jargon, terminology, abbreviations and acronyms. For the new, would-be investor, this can be daunting and even seasoned operators can sometimes struggle. Today we present a complete list of abbreviations and acronyms commonly used in the UK property sector.

Wasp. Don't Get Stung. 7 Property Scams

Don’t Get Stung | 7 UK Property Scams and How to Avoid Them

Avoid getting stung on your next property deal by understanding exactly how property scams work and fraudsters operate in the industry. Today we look at seven different ways that unsuspecting investors can be conned out of their hard-won capital and at what it will take to make sure it doesn’t happen to you.

Vintage TV. Should I provide a television for my professional tenants. HMO

Do I Need To Provide A TV (And TV License) In My HMO?

A question that comes up a lot with regard to furnishing houses in multiple occupation for professional tenants is whether or not to include a TV. We feel that providing a TV for the lounge is necessary if only to encourage your tenants to mingle. Providing TVs in the bedrooms is expensive and typically unnecessary as most tenants will have their own and if not then they’ll have laptops or tablets they can use.

Tenant profile for your HMO House of Multiple Occupancy

What Is the Best Tenant Profile For An HMO?

When it comes to HMOs you need to think about your preferred tenant profile early in the process. There are plenty of different types of tenants to consider. Whether it’s professional, student, local housing allowance or social housing tenants each comes with their pros and their cons that you are going to want to weigh up in your strategy.